• Application Deadline
  • 12 days
    Duration
Bioactive Molecules in Agroecology at Aarhus University  covers the bioactive compounds that play a role in the agroecological context – i.e. in the interaction between plants, animals, humans and the environment within agricultural systems.
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Overview

Bioactive Molecules in Agroecology at Aarhus University  will give the fundament for practical lab-work on a) degradation, formation of metabolites and description of degradation kinetics b) effects of cattle’s intake of medicine on insects living on cattle manure c) use of plant root systems for uptake of pharmaceutical residues in the environment d) uptake and excretion in urine of bioactive compounds from rye bread e) toxicology testing in cell cultures f) effect of dietary phytochemicals on pesticide degradation in honeybees.  

Key facts:

Thousands of molecules influence the biological interactions in ecological systems. The overall objective of the course is that the students achieve understanding of the importance of bioactive molecules in agroecological interactions.  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 days
    • Duration description

      27 July - 7 August

  • Credits
    5 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

On completion of the course the students have attained competence to:

  • Classify bioactive compounds of importance in agriculture on basis of their structure, physico-chemical properties and their origin.
  • Explain the degradation (aerobic and/or anaerobic) and sorption processes of small bioactive molecules in soil, water, atmosphere and conclude on the factors that influence these processes.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    83

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    560

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Course Specific:

A relevant bachelor's degree within Science and Technology.

  • General:

Exchange students: nomination from your home university

Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1245 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1245 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 days.
  • EU/EEA

    137 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 137 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 days.
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Exchange students: No Fee 

Living costs for Flakkebjerg

  • 5500 - 8500 DKK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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